The buildup of food waste in the internal and on the external surfaces of the teeth is called plaque. Plaques is considered to be an oral disease which can cause bad breath and lead to other conditions, including sarro, a conditions that develops when the food residues get harder and calcify in the teeth causing bleeding and halitosis.
There is no definitive solution yet which prevents the development of plaque on the teeth. However, there are some home procedures that you can perform in your own home and thus reduce the accumulation of the residues in the mouth and prevent the progress of the disease. Are you interested in finding out more about it?
It is a common case for smokers to have dark yellow teeth, due to the accumulation of nicotine in the teeth. People who drink a lot of coffee and chew snuff also face the same problem. Plaque is often only the start of a more serious problem such as tooth decay, or even tooth loss.
An average person is advised to visit their dentist every six months for a procedure known as deep prophylaxis. This procedure does not cost a lot, but still, most people spend a year or even years without going to the dentist, either because they forget to, or because they are afraid. However, these people can now be relieved, as here we present you a few incredible remedies which remove the plaque without you having to go to the dentist.
Home Remedy #1
- ½ l water
- 60g nutshell flour
Mix the ingredients in a pot then bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes over low heat. Remove from heat and let cool. You should get a paste-like mixture similar to toothpaste. Use this to brush your teeth for 5 minutes twice a month.
Home Remedy #2
- 2 sunflower seed flour
- 2 lime juice
- ½ l water
Use a pot to mix the ingredients then bring to a boil and simmer for an hour over low heat. Use the mixture to brush your teeth for 5 minutes twice a month. It’ll prevent plaque and tartar formation on your teeth.
Proper and regular dental hygiene is vital for your oral health. The following tips will help you keep your dental hygiene at an optimal level.
- Never miss a day to brush your teeth; ideally you should brush after each meal or at least twice a day.
- Spend at least 2 minutes brushing.
- Always choose milder toothpaste, as most conventional types contain harsh chemicals that hamper your oral pH.
- Floss every night before bedtime to remove food residues that remains stuck between teeth.
- Use a mouthwash regularly. The natural varieties which you can make at home, such as thyme and mint infusion, are the best ones. You can also mix sea water and regular water in a ratio 1:2.
- For plaque deposits that won’t come off, visit a dentist, but don’t do the plaque-removing procedure too often as it can damage your tooth